The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.40
Ubuntu
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 121 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.64% 17.31% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 74 45
Average daily rate £338 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.35 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) FishEye
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) PhantomJS
1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Rally
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) VMware